Foot Anstey maintains growth by restructuring its core sector teams

July 18, 2019

Re-shaping its approach to some of its core sectors has paid off for South West law firm Foot Anstey, helping it achieve year-on-year turnover growth of 9% to £47.2m. The firm, which employs more than 500 staff across its seven offices including Bristol, said the latest figure maintains its...

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Former Smith & Williamson senior partner joins PKF Francis Clark to open Bristol office

July 18, 2019
Former Smith & Williamson senior partner joins PKF Francis Clark to open Bristol office

South West accountancy group PKF Francis Clark, which has eight offices across the region, has opened its first base in Bristol. Heading the office in Victoria Street as Bristol managing partner is former Smith & Williamson Bristol office senior partner Mike Lea. He is joined by Paul Bray, who...

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TLT targets £100m turnover as it maintains record of strong growth

July 18, 2019
TLT targets £100m turnover as it maintains record of strong growth

Strong performances in the financial services, green energy and digital sectors helped Bristol-headquartered law firm TLT achieve a 6.8% increase in annual revenues to £87.6m. While the rate of increase was down on the previous year – when the firm returned to double-digit growth with 10% – it was...

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Whitechurch Financial Consultants: Your financial odyssey

July 18, 2019
Whitechurch Financial Consultants: Your financial odyssey

Whitechurch Financial Consultants continues their series of exclusive sponsored infographics for Bristol Business News by looking at the importance of financial planning at each stage of life. Please click on the image to read more

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£1.1m bank finance gives food and drink wholesaler appetite for further growth

July 18, 2019
£1.1m bank finance gives food and drink wholesaler appetite for further growth

Specialist wholesaler Chapple & Jenkins is embarking on an ambitious expansion after securing a £1.1m funding package from Barclays. The fast-growing firm has already used the finance to buy a 1.79-acre site next to its existing 30,000 sq ft warehouse on Station Road, Kingswood, pictured.  It now plans to...

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‘Pay-per-stay’ insurtech firm lands investment with help from Thrings’ Bristol office

July 17, 2019
‘Pay-per-stay’ insurtech firm lands investment with help from Thrings’ Bristol office

Corporate lawyers in the Bristol office of South of England law firm Thrings have advised an insurance market disrupter on its successful first-round funding. Hampshire-based Guardhog specialises in providing ‘pay-per-stay’ cover to the short-term rental market for hosts with their properties on platforms such as Airbnb and Booking.com.  Cover...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

July 15, 2019
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Monday July 15 Finals: City of London, Northern Bear, Polar Capital Technology Trust Interims: Access Intelligence, Robert Walters Trading announcements: Aptitude, Dp Eurasia, EKF Diagnostics, Finsbury Food, Hydrogen, Instem, Lightwaverf, Mission Mktg, Mobile Streams, Novolip Regs, Rio Tinto, Total Ord Tuesday July 16 Final: Gately Holdings Interims: Cloudcall Grp,...

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The LAST WORD: Lauren Couch, principal, BOOST&Co Bristol

July 12, 2019
The LAST WORD: Lauren Couch, principal, BOOST&Co Bristol

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Lauren Couch, principal of BOOST&Co’s Bristol office, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST:  Film you watched? Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. I love the Lee Child...

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Race for co-working space boosts city centre office market

July 12, 2019
Race for co-working space boosts city centre office market

The trend for quirky co-working spaces and serviced offices is beginning to dominate Bristol city centre’s office market, latest figures show, with the three largest deals of the past quarter all involving operators in the rapid-growth sector. The second quarter report by the Bristol Office Agents Society shows 177,633...

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